Call for applications: Fellowships available for investigative journalism conference

| July 6, 2015

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Established and young, promising journalists who have demonstrated an interest in investigative or data journalism can apply for a fellowship offered by the Global Investigative Journalism Network and the Association for Critical and Investigative Press.

The fellowship supports selected journalists from Africa and other parts of the world to travel to the 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC15) in Lillehammer, Norway. The conference will take place October 8-11, 2015.

The world’s leading investigative reporters, top data journalists, and other experts will be on hand at GIJC15 to talk about issues such as security, collaboration, teaching and training, and freedom of information.

Fellows are expected to produce a story or give a presentation about the conference in their home countries to help generate worldwide interest in investigative journalism.

The GIJC15 Fellowships include:

  • round-trip airfare to Oslo, Norway
  • round-trip train fare between Oslo and Lillehammer
  • hotel room (including meals during conference days)
  • conference fee

The fellowship does not include a per diem. Fellows are expected to cover any extra costs.

The deadline for applications is July 15, 2015.

For more information, and to apply, go to: